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John Luke Osteen
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Corporal
Company B and Company F
2nd North Carolina Mounted Infantry
United States
Civil War

Grand Army Of The Republic (used by permission of The Flag Guys )

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 United States Private (not John Luke Osteen)
John Luke Osteen
1822
26 April 1899

5' 10" tall
155 pounds
at age 69
from Luke Osteen pension papers

Union Flag
   North Carolina

Contents

Cemetery
Military Record
Commanders
2nd North Carolina Mounted Infantry

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Cemetery
Sentelle Family Cemetery
Big Willow Creek
Jeter Mountain
Henderson County NC

John Luke Osteen

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Military Record
Luke Osteen Pension Papers
Luke Osteen pension papers

1 Oct 1863

Enlisted
16 Aug 1865 Discharged at Knoxville TN
2 Sep 1890 Began receiving $12/month pension payment
22 Feb 1892 Pension papers with claimant testimony indicating he contracted heart disease and deafness in one (left) ear on or about January 1864

source: Civil War Soldiers And Sailors System
www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/index.html

US soldiers

Luke Osteen

Regiment Name: 2nd North Carolina Mounted Infantry
Side: Union
Company:  B, F
Soldier's Rank In: Private
Soldier's Rank Out: Corporal

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Commanders
source:  The Last Battle of the Civil War East of the Mississippi
ralphinla.rootsweb.com.cwnclast.htm
Federal officers

Colonel William C. Bartlett

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2nd North Carolina Mounted Infantry
source: Civil War Soldiers And Sailors System
www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/index.html
source: The Civil War - Union Regimental Histories - History - North Carolina Troops
www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm
Union troops

Oct 1863

Organized at Knoxville TN

16 Oct 1863

Ordered to Greeneville TN
Nov 1863 On duty at Greeneville TN
6 Nov 1863 Moved to Bull's Gap TN
Dec 1863 On duty at Bull's Gap TN
2 Dec 1863 In action at Walker's Ford TN
22 Feb 1864 In action at Gibson's and Wyerman's MS
23-27 Jan 1865 Scouted Cumberland Gap
21 Mar to
25 Apr 1865
Expedition from eastern Tennessee into western North Carolina
6 Apr 1865 Moved to Boone NC
27-30 Apr 1865 Moved to Asheville NC
Aug 1865 On duty in North Carolina
16 Aug 1865 Mustered out

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     G.A.R. grave marker image
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The Flag Guys

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